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Self-Defense Tip 56 Physical Conditioning for Mental Toughness in Self-Defense, Part II

11shares Mental toughness through physical conditioning drills and fighting drills This tip continues a subject began in Self-Defense Tip #53 – Physical Conditioning for Mental Toughness in Self-Defense, Part I. In that tip a video shows physical conditioning drills for self-defense. In this tip I present a video of a fighting drill. Those physical conditioning …

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Self-Defense Tip 53 Physical Conditioning for Mental Toughness in Self-Defense, Part I

0share Increase mental toughness for fighting and reduce stress response — with physical conditioning One of the tools of developing mental toughness is physical conditioning. Done correctly, physical conditioning gives a mental edge specific to self-defense. Fighters know that conditioning in itself is a weapon, not just in the physical sense but also in the …

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Self-Defense Tip 52 More on Temper in Self-Defense

0share Your temper vs. your reaction time, perception, coordination, and accuracy “Many people lose their tempers merely from seeing you keep yours.” — Frank Moore Colby As people lose their tempers, they lose good perception, extend their reaction time, worsen their coordination and accuracy. They are that much easier to outmaneuver. The corollary to the …

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Self-Defense Tip 31 Keys to Fighting Speed

0share Keys to fighters’ speed — mastery of techniques, muscular endurance, physical and mental relaxation There are several requirements for being very fast, or better yet, for being “on time.” Key technical requirements are mastery of the movement and relaxation, or more accurately, lack of needless tension. There is an obvious connection with conditioning here …

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Self-Defense Tip 19 Freezing Up When Physically Threatened

0share Can mental toughness training prevent a freeze response in a street fight? Mental toughness is more important in self-defense than in sports. The price of “freezing up” is much higher outside the competitive arena than inside it. Here are two questions from martial artists on mental toughness training and the answer from Dariusz Nowicki, …

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